Lacy Francis, Sr., 84, from Montana, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019. He was born in Paintsville, Ky. on Oct. 19, 1934, and was the son of Hershel and Edna Francis.
Mr. Francis married his loving wife, Barbara Jean May, on Jan. 30, 1954, and they had three sons, Lacy Francis Jr., William David Francis, and Randy Leon Francis, all from Warsaw. They later had a daughter, Jody Francis, from Warsaw, and another son, Randy, who lives in Nebraska.
He is survived by sons, Lacy (Millie) Francis, Jr., and William David (Linda) Francis; daughter, Jody (Calvin) Ousley; sisters, Nellie (Bill) Wildman, Deland, Fla.; and Jewel (Lester) Hall, Billings, Mont.; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean; son, Randy Francis; parents, Hershel and Edna Francis; two brothers; and four sisters.
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 2 p.m., the family will gather to celebrate Lacy’s life at Warsaw Family Worship Center, 1250 Husky Trail, Warsaw. Pastor Lester S. Hall and Pastor William Whitaker will be officiating followed by burial at Palestine Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Abba’s Haven Christian Retreat Center. Please mail donations to: New Life Church, 3950 Temple Pl., Billings, MT 59106.